After the road trip from hell, the Kings are looking forward to being at home and getting a win. Winnipeg is already on their second trip to Southern California this season and picked up a huge win late in the game in Anaheim on Tuesday. It will be a tough game for the Kings defense with the high-powered Jets offense.
LA KINGS PROJECTED LINEUP vs. WINNIPEG on 10/28
Arvidsson – Kopitar – Brown
Iafallo – Danault – Kempe
Moore – Kupari – Kaliyev
Grundstrom – Lizotte – Vilardi
Other options: Tkachev, Lemieux
Björnfot – Anderson
Maatta – Roy
Edler – Strand
Other options: Clague
Injured Reserve: Andersson, Athanasiou, Doughty, Walker
KINGS MILESTONES WITHIN REACH
Alex Edler – one goal away from career number 100
Phil Danault – needs 2 games to reach 400 NHL games played
Anze Kopitar – needs 61 points to pass Dave Taylor for third on the Kings all-time scoring list
On the Winnipeg side of things…
Captain Blake Wheeler is back after being in Covid-19 protocol and spending the last week in his parents basement in Minnesota. Mark Scheifele is still out and on the Covid-19 protocol list and is unavailable to play.
Puck drop is scheduled for 7:30 pm PST tonight and the game will be televised on Bally Sports Network.
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